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Breaking! Latest Nigerian Headlines for 17th July, 2020.

Latest Nigerian Headlines for 17th July

Latest Nigerian Headlines for 17th July, 2020.

Current updates and Latest Nigerian Headlines for 17th July, 2020 compiled and brought to you by 9jatalkative News

1. 595 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Nigeria.

595 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Nigeria by the Nigerian centre for disease control earlier today via their official twitter handle, taking the total confirmed cases to 34854.

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2. President Buhari breaks Silence on NDDC crisis.

President Muhammadu Buhari, finally addresses the crises going on in the Niger Delta Development Comission (NDDC). The crisis took a new shape when the acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee(IMC) of the NDDC, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, walked out on the members of the House of Representatives Committe on the Niger Delta Commission NDDC.

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3. Godswill Akpabio denies sexually harassing former NDDC MD.

In a statement released by his media aide Anietie Ekong on Wednesday July 15, Godswill Akpabio denied making sexual advances at the former NDDC Acting MD. The former Governor who said he is contented with his Wife, went further to deny the other allegations of corruption, reported by Ms. Joy Nunieh.

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4. Wike rescues former NDDC Managing Director from the Police.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike rescues former Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Managing Director, Joy Nunieh, from policemen, who laid siege to her house by 4am in the morning, from arresting her without warrant.

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5. Ibrahim Magu finally speaks after his release.

The suspended acting EFFC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, has spoken up about the allegations levelled against him by the Federal government. The embattled chairman who was accused of fraud was released from detention by the judge in charge of his fraud case, Justice Ayo Salami.

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6. Ibrahim Magu released from jail today

The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has been granted bail by the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential panel. The bail was given without any terms or sureties.

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7. Nigeria records 643 new COVID19 cases.

The Nigerian center for disease control (NCDC), announced earlier this morning, via the twitter handle of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture that Nigeria reported 643 new Coronavirus cases taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 34259.

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8. Southwest states ready to reopen schools for WASSCE.

The six South-west states in Nigeria have expressed readiness to reopen schools for students who will be writing the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, an official said on Wednesday.

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9. EFCC suspends 12 directors today

The Federal government of Nigeria has reportedly suspended 12 directors of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today, following the recent controversy all over the economic financial crimes commission over fraudulent activities.

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10. 463 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Nigeria

463 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Nigeria by the Nigerian centre for disease control (NCDC) earlier today in a new post taking the total confirmed cases of the deadly virus to 33616 in Nigeria

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11. Former President Goodluck Jonathan gets New ECOWAS Appointment

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been appointed by the President of ECOWAS to lead a special envoy to Mali. The Envoy is expected to facilitate dialogue with all the principal stakeholders towards resolving the socio-economic situation in Mali.

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12. Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq invites EFFC to investigate his Government.

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of kwara State has invited the Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC) to conduct an independent probe into the allegations of mismanagement of local government funds leveled against him.

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13. Federal Government kickstarts Special works program.

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo on Tuesday, kicked off the Special Works Program. The special works program is a post COVID-19 poverty alleviation program that will employ 774,000 youths from all the 774 local government areas across the country.

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14. FG outlines new guidelines for reopening of schools

The Federal government of Nigeria through the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu in a new statement published today released new guidelines for reopening of schools in the country following the recent outbreak of coronavirus in the country which lead to closure of schools.

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15. Coronavirus can spread by air – says NCDC.

Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, earlier today, July 14, 2020, in a statement revealed that the dreaded coronavirus disease can spread through air saying it is a possiblity.

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Written by Chibuikem Onyinye

Chibuikem Onyinye, from Anambra state,currently a student at Nnamdi Azikiwe, I am also a young entrepreneur with a strong drive for success. I love to travel and see new places, write and equally read.

Breaking! 595 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Nigeria

Breaking! 595 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Nigeria

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